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Tour de Vlei 2023

October 14, 2023 @ 8:00 am - October 15, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

Vogelvlei Yacht Club’s Tour de Vlei will be held on 14-15 October 2023

Tour de Vlei is the only dinghy longhaul regatta in the Western Cape Sailing Calendar.



Tour de Vlei 2023 Notice of Race

Tour de Vlei 2023 Sailing Instructions

Online Entry Form

Catering order form

(Food MUST please be pre-ordered)



  • Registration: Saturday 14 October 2023 from 09h30 to13h30.
  • Dates of racing:
    • Saturday 14 October 2023: Tour de Vlei. Skippers briefing at 13h30
    • Sunday 15 October 2023: Tour de Vlei, should wind and weather conditions are not conducive to holding the Tour de Vlei on Saturday 14 October 2023.
  • The scheduled time of the warning signal for the Tour de Vlei on Saturday 14 October 2023, is 14h30
  • The scheduled time for the warning signal of the Tour de Vlei sailed on Sunday 15 October, should it not be possible to sail it on Saturday 14 October, or any subsequent races on Sunday 15 October 2023 will be displayed on the regatta notice board. On Sunday 15 October, the skippers briefing will be at 09h00, with a start not before 09h30. There will be no warning signal for racing on Sunday 15 October after 12h00.
  • Prizegiving will be held on Sunday 15 October at 10h00, should the Tour de Vlei be sailed on Saturday 14 October as planned.



Please pay your entry and catering as follows:

  • To qualify for a discount, emailed early bird entries to be received by 12h00 Friday 6 October along with the related EFT Proof-of-payment.
  • Entry Fees are as follows:
    • Juniors (single handed): (Early bird R 100): R120
    • Juniors (double handed): (Early bird R 150): R175
    • Senior Single-handed: (Early bird R 175): R200
    • Senior Double-handed: (Early bird R 200): R250
    • Keelboats & double-handed Multihulls: (Early bird R 200): R250
  • Entry Fees to be paid by close of Registration; i.e on Saturday 14 October 2023 before the skippers briefing. Payments by EFT to be completed by 17h00 on Wednesday 11 October 2023, and Proof of payment forwarded to Failure pay entry fees will result in the affected yacht being recorded as ‘Did Not Compete’ until such time as the required cash payment/s are made. This changes rule A11(DNC).
  • Early Bird Junior single entries may convert to Double handed upon registration at the club by paying the difference.
  • Overnight fees are payable by all non-sailing guests as follows: R50 per adult and R25 per child 12-19 years. Entry fees do cover Overnight Fees for participants.
  • Please pay into the following bank account:
    Vogelvlei Yacht Club
    First National Bank
    Paarl, Branch Code 250655
    Account number 626 110 827 28
    With reference [TDV+Class+Surname] as your reference.
    Please send proof of payment to

Catering needs to be pre-booked and paid for at the bar



To make our catering lives easier, please try and order order your food online and pay for your food at the bar on the weekend.


Sat and Sun Breakfast
Scrambled egg and bacon bun or muffin with cheese and jams – R 25
Sat Lunch
Beef burger or vegetarian burger – R 35
Toasted sandwiches: Cheese and tomato or Ham and cheese – R15
Sat Supper
Butter chicken with roasted veg and salsa and dessert of Malva pudding with custard – R 80
Vegetarian option: Vegan Cannelloni with roast vegetables and salsa – R 80
Braai packs will also be available to buy – chicken, chop and wors – R80

For further information or to volunteer, please contact:

Kirsten Veenstra: 082 926 3932 or Bev Shaw: 083 229 8030 or sailing


October 14, 2023 @ 8:00 am
October 15, 2023 @ 5:00 pm


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